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Greek conspiracy theories: 17 November convict Giotopoulos claims Xiros’ escape “part of overall plan”

Some conspiracy theories are reviving in Greece on the occasion of the escape of convicted member of “17 November” Chistodoulos Xiros. Another member of “17 November”, Alexandros Giotopoulos, convicted as  the ideological mastermind of the organization, sent a letter dated January 20th 2013 to daily Eleftherotypia, raising questions about the …

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Convicted 17-November terrorist Chr. Xeros escapes while in furlough

Convicted terrorist and member of “17th November” organization  Christodoulos Xeros was at large on Tuesday after failing to check in with the local police station in Halkidiki, northern Greece. Xeros was granted a nine-day furlough on January 1st and he was ordered to report to local police station in Nea …

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Athens: arson attack against ministers’ office

An arson attack against the political office of Marine Minister, Militadis Varvitsiotis (Nea Dimocratia), took place short before 8 o’clock on Wednesday evening in Athens. According to Greek media, a group of people wearing masks threw flammable liquid on the ground floor of the building where Varvitsiotis’ office is located …

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AI “Greek authorities cannot Photoshop their problems away

Amnesty International called on Greek authorities to investigate the accusations of torture of the four bank robbers also suspected of terrorism. Criticizing the publishing of the arrested’s  pictures after being altered with digital means, AI stressed that problems of police abuse cannot be photoshopped away.  “The Greek authorities cannot just Photoshop their problems …

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“War” between SYRIZA and Public Order Minister over Terrorism

A new round of angry dispute broke out between main opposition party SYRIZA and the Minister for Citizen Protection and Public Order, Nikos Dendias (Nea Dimocratia), when the latter brought up new allegations linking the left-wing party with phenomena of a smooth form of terrorism. During a meeting of the parliamentary committee …

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Assailants fired shots with AK47 at Nea Dimocratia HQ – Bullet in Samaras’ office

Unknown assailants fired shots with a Kalashnikov rifle at the headquarters of government party Nea Dimocratia. The assault was so bold that even “a bullet was found in the office of  ND leader and Greek Prime Minister Antonis Samaras”, so the police and the media. The attack took place at 3 …

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Athens: Self-made devices explode outside homes of five journalists

 UPDATE: an organization that appears for the firt time claimed responsibility for the attacks. In a statement uploaded in athens-indimedia, the organization calling itsself “Cycles of violators/Cell of lawlessness lovers” claimed responsibility on Friday evening. Statement here but in Greek. Self-made devices exploded outside the homes of five well-known journalists …

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Paros: Terrorists Behind Fatal Bank Robbery?

An interesting development has been recorded in what  initially seemed a plaincriminal bank robbery. A DNA test from a sample found at the crime scene turned out to match the DNA of an alleged terrorist on the run.  The genetics material belongs to Anastasios Theofilou, 29, and police investigates whether …

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Italian FAI claimed responsibility for letter bomb to Greek prison director

An Italian organisation took responsibility for the letter bomb sent to Director of Korydallos prison in Athens. “Informal Anrachist Federation (FAI) had attached a  two pages proclammation inside the letter bomb that was safely detonated by police experts on Thursday. The proclamation was writen in Italian and was detected at forensic …

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Letter bomb for the Director of High Security Prison in Athens

A letter bomb was sent to the Director of the high security Korydallos prison in Athens. The envelope was detected at noon time among the correspondence at the guards’ booth at the male prisoners premises. The suspicious package was neutralized by experts. Greek media report that the envelope had stamps and …

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US State Dept. designates Greek group as Global Terrorist

The US State Department has designated the Greek terror organisation “Sect of Revolutionaries” as Global Terrorist. In a press release, the State Dept. underlined  that the group will now be subject to restrictions and financial sanctions. The decision was taken by Secretary of State Hillary Clinton because the group’s “terrorist activities …

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"Sundays will never be the same…"

Paraskevi Zoulia                          Aggeliki Papathanasiou Nontas Tsakalis photos sources: several blogs “Sundays will never be the same” wrote in internet Kostas T. , a friend of Nontas. Notas, Paraskevi and  pregnant Aggeliki are the tragic victims of the fatal arson of Marfin Bank on 5/05/10. According to forensic evidence the three …

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Shock, Anger and Grief

Shock, Anger and Grief Mourning families, mourning friends, mourning colleagues, mourning folks. A whole nation grieves the painful and tragic death of the three bank employees. A whole nation cannot recover from the shock from  the cowardly murder of three employees of Marfin Bank. Epameinondas Tsakalis, 36, Paraskevi Zoulia, 35, …

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3 Dead at Marfin Bank:Tragedy – Crime – Negligence

Schocking Picture Three bank workers lost their life and four were injured in the fire at the MARFIN EGNATIA Bank after protesters hurled molotov cocktail bombs amid a huge demonstation against harsh cuts in salaries and pensions and tax increases. Pictures and Videos shot by demonstrators highlight the dramatic moments …

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BREAKING NEWS – 3 DEAD due to Molotov cocktail at Bank

from troktiko.blogspot.com According to international media and Greek Sky TV THREE PEOPLE HAVE DIED IN A BLAZE that broke out at MARFIN EGNATIA BANK, on Stadiou Street, downtown Athens. The fire started when demonstrators hurled  Molotov cocktail fire bombs at the Bank. SKY-TV reports that the 3 bank employees were …

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